2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia - The 2017 Ford F-150 is a strong prod forward with another transmission and top-trim motor this year, likewise prodding forward: its general cost. 

Full-measure trucks are in a perpetual dogfight for deals amazingness and superlatives. 

While the subtle elements are far from being obviously true, one truth remains: The Ford F-150 is a powerhouse in the yearly fight. Its ability and execution are coordinated just by its great deals and life span. 

The 2017 Ford F-150 comes in seven trims, with four accessible motors, two transmissions, three bed lengths, three taxi designs, and two drive alternatives. In the event that your head isn't turning yet, we'll help it: The F-150 begins in XL work-truck spec, up to XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited models. Another F-150 Raptor is accessible this year as well. 

We'll cover the bases here, yet urge customers to peruse our point by point sub-areas that cover the F-150 like nutty spread spreads bananas. 

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia Styling and Performance 

All things considered, the F-150 doesn't confound many as to its expectations: it's a truck, all things considered. 

Its enormous, blocky measurements are unmistakable and level—shunning even straightforward bends for less-costly boards and efficiency. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

Inside, the Ford F-150 Raptor is correct calculated and open, a type of capacity over silliness. We like the F-150's outward perceivability, wide focus reassure, and ergonomic inside, which makes whole deals in the F-150 to some degree sensible. 

The current year's greatest change is in the engine—in any event for one of the powertrain arrangements. The more powerful turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 is uprated this year by 10 drive and 50 pound-feet of torque, up to 375 and 470, separately. That motor is mated to another 10-speed programmed that we hope to see in different trucks—just not this year. 

Normally suctioned V-8 and V-6 alternatives are accessible in the F-150, however they're both dominated by Ford's couple of the previously mentioned 3.5-liter V-6 and a 2.7-liter turbocharged V-6 that apropos replaces some little relocation V-8s. 

The featuring numbers for every motor are as per the following: the 2.7-liter turbo-6 is evaluated at 325 hp and is the fuel proficiency champ—and our pick for easygoing drivers hoping to supplant an auto or SUV with a truck. The V-8 is the payload ruler, with 383 hp and the capacity to pull 3,300 pounds. The base V-6 is evaluated at 282 hp and relating number is zero, as in it doesn't cost any additional to understand that motor on XL or XLT models. 

Every one of the motors, aside from the 3.5-liter turbo-6, are mated to 6-speed automatics and are accessible in back or four-wheel drive. A F-150 Raptor is expected not long from now with more than 400 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque, yet Ford is keeping those points of interest near the vest until further notice. 

In upper trims, the 2017 Ford F-150 is an extravagance luxury ship, with more calfskin and sewing than your neighborhood biker pack and limitlessly prevalent tech. Those trims are genuine adversaries for some extravagance autos, however most purchasers (ideally) will remain on the rational end of the range for trucks that they're evidently utilizing to pull, tow, or force a huge number of pounds of materials. 

Gratefully, most trucks above work-trimmed armada strippers are calm undertakings with a substantial 8.0-inch touchscreen and seating for four in SuperCrew designs. Multi-shape seats are accessible, and agreeable, yet we're enthusiasts of base fabric and the F-150's attentive back seats that overlap off the beaten path for significantly more in-taxi storage room. Say, for canines. 

The F-150 is the main truck to be called an IIHS Top Safety Pick and got five stars by and large from government analyzers with just a four-star imperfection for rollover assurance. Pricier trucks get blind side screens, versatile journey control, and around-view camera frameworks, yet every truck gets a standard supplement of airbags and soundness control frameworks. 
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Countless arrangements are conceivable in the F-150—no, truly—so purchasers ought to bring a pencil, scratch pad, and lunch to the request shape. It's conceivable to achieve route into the $70,000s with shower grades with cowhide, premium Sony sound, and cameras all over the place, yet unfortunately even base XLT models can achieve well into the $40,000s with judgment skills highlights. 

A strict spending plan and clear objectives could ease sticker stun, and we're certain Ford has a F-150 out there worked to your correct detail. 


Enormous, blocky, and intense; the F-150 is tough outside, refined inside. 

The 2017 Ford F-150 takes an indistinguishable styling signs from a year ago's model; the same bolder, blockier plans apply this year once more. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

It's an attractive pickup truck, with a specific roughness and approach that others in the class have embraced. 

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia effectively avoids appearing as though something besides extreme truck. Each surface is compliment and less costly to deliver (Ford changed to more aluminum body boards a few years prior) and better at swindling the twist for a small amount of a mile for every gallon. The grille is tall and glad, yet the headlamps are faired back, with rectangular insets that are intended to inspire a portion of the most punctual F-Series trucks. On a few trims, they're lit by LEDs, a component we hope to wind up distinctly standard issue on more trim levels in years to come. 

Despite the fact that it's practically worth skipping to the inside, where the F-150 has advanced in more maintained ways. Portage has enhanced perceivability in the F-150, a shelter to towers who require every last bit of outward perceivability. We like how the tall, angled vents on the inside support strengthen its mass. 

The shapes and controls all appear to be scaled and estimated for huge gave administrators, with all the more hard catches reestablished to the dash even on adaptations furnished with the MyFord Touch screen interface (now traded by Sync 3 for 2016). Genuine wood trim and exquisite cowhide advance into King Ranch and Platinum models, yet at first look and touch, the Ram's Laramie Longhorn inside appears to be all the more quietly rich.

The powertrain amusement for trucks is one of inches; Ford's top EcoBoost and new 10-speed prod it forward again this year. 

The feature for the F-150 for 2017 is a more intense 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6, with 10 more strength, and another 10-speed programmed matched with it, intended to extricate as much efficiency and power accessible to the top-end powertrain. 

The F-150 still makes utilization of its broad aluminum parts, helping the truck shed up to 500 pounds in a few arrangements. Underneath the aluminum body boards is a steel stepping stool outline that still uses generally high-quality materials. At the low end, it's down to 1,600 pounds of payload and 5,000 pounds of towing—however at its most grounded, the F-150 can convey 3,300 pounds and draw 12,200 pounds, over past eras. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

Our rating depends on volume powertrain setups: V-6 (either 2.7-liter turbocharged or base 3.5-liter normally suctioned) combined to a 6-speed programmed. The transmission isn't momentous, yet we like the EcoBoost V-6 and its uncommon adaptability. (Perused more about how we rate autos.) 

All things considered, regardless we're holding up to test the 10-speed and new turbo-6 F-150s. We'll upgrade this page when we do. 

More on that 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 (which Ford calls "EcoBoost" alongside its other turbocharged motors). It's uprated this year to 375 pull and 470 pound-feet of torque, up 10 hp and 50 lb-ft from a year ago, to all the more nearly adjust it to V-8s offered by different truckmakers. (Chevy's 5.3-liter V-8 is appraised at 355 hp, Ram's 5.7-liter V-8 is evaluated at 395 hp.) 

Combined to another 10-speed programmed—mutually created with General Motors, which made its presentation on the Camaro as of now—the 3.5-liter V-6 has a lot of draw for very much heeled purchasers in top-trim trucks. 

One stage beneath the EcoBoost 3.5-liter V-6, is Ford's attempted and-genuine 5.0-liter V-8 that makes 385 hp and 387 lb-ft of torque. It's evaluated to tow up to 9,000 pounds, however in light of our experience, we're speculating the EcoBoost's extra snort may make dragging that weight somewhat more easy. The normal V-8 roll radiating from the tailpipe might be a state of pride for some purchasers, but at the same time it's somewhat more unsurprising with regards to efficiency returns as well. 

The 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 is the principal stop for some retail purchasers, and a judgment skills pick for some truck purchasers utilizing their vehicles for regular obligation—or are hoping to supplant an auto or SUV. It's evaluated at 325 torque and 375 lb-ft of bend, and returns the best mileage numbers. It's furnished with standard stop/begin innovation to spare fuel, and is a trade for little removal V-8 motors in different trucks. It's a lightweight, minimized motor that pulls unequivocally and is appraised to tow up to 8,500 pounds with up to 2,250 pounds in the bed. It's a discretionary redesign on XLT and Lariat trucks, and worth the cash, as indicated by us. 

Base trucks are furnished with a 3.5-liter V-6 that is to some degree a likewise ran contrasted with whatever is left of the lineup. The actually suctioned motor makes 282 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque and is accessible just on XL and XLT models. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

The 2017 F-150's front suspension is a loop on-stun autonomous course of action, while the back holds the Hotchkiss-sort strong hub riding on leaf springs and detachable safeguards stumbled to lessen hub windup. The F-150 doesn't have a back curl or air-spring setup like the Ram 1500, or the versatile dampers of the GMC Sierra Denali. All things being equal, there's a pad of ride separation that stems straightforwardly from the lightweight body. 

At low and direct speeds, the F-150 oversees ride movements like an all around tuned car. Push it harder crosswise over terrible streets and the identity endures. Be that as it may, up until then it does a persuading impression regarding something without such workhorse load and towing capacities. 

In case you're worried with payload, the most noteworthy 3,300-pound rating just accompanies the V-8; max tow of 12,200 pounds will require the twin-turbo V-6. 

Like different trucks, there are endless stops in the middle of those appraisals, with body style and back hub considering along with the last condition. Cruising Ford's purchaser site can give you the particulars, however pack a pencil and paper alongside notes for how much weight you're hoping to stack. 

A super-fueled F-150 Raptor is accessible again this year in SuperCab and SuperCrew arrangements, however Ford is keeping close those particulars on its powertrain. We know it'll be a variant of the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 that makes upward of 450 hp and 500 lb-ft, yet last figures aren't yet accessible. We'll overhaul this space once they are. 

Comfort and Quality 

Portage's F-150 is extravagantly prepared in top trim, however the headliner is still its ease of use and usefulness. 

A truck is a truck, all things considered. The Ford F-150 is nothing on the off chance that it isn't utilitarian and uncommonly valuable. Get one and discover what number of companions need assistance moving the week later. 

Having said that, the F-150 is a work-centered machine—focusing on load and pulling limit than lavish arrangements. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

Expensive models do their best to persuade us generally, yet numerous F-150s out and about will be squeezed into obligation and we give it focuses for extraordinary utility and capacity. Multi-shape seats swaddle travelers on top models, yet most trucks will have quite recently normal honored positions intended to land specialists to position destinations, companions to new houses. 

While we may lean toward the style of a Ram or Sierra, or the agreeable ride and inside of a Ridgeline, the F-150 feels similarly as considerable as those others. Portage offers the F-150 in three taxi styles: the two-entryway Regular taxicab; the broadened SuperCab that has (cramped) seating for four and back pivoted entryways; and the full-estimate, four-entryway SuperCrew display with a lot of space for four grown-ups. 

All through the model line, the front traveler space is squared off and open. Portage has put the comfort and entryway armrests at a similar stature, a sound judgment back-saver that we appreciate. 

SuperCab models are fine for travelers after all other options have been exhausted, yet are better utilized as in-taxicab storage room when the seats are flipped up to uncover a level stacking floor for payload. 

On four-entryway, SuperCrew models, four grown-ups will fit inside fine and dandy with 43.6 creeps of back room to breathe for the lankiest of associates. SuperCrew seats can overlap up against the bed divider, as well, and in both four-entryway body styles, there's under-seat stockpiling that will secure some littler, expensive devices when the need emerges. 

Between the front seats in many models, there's a wide, profound focus support with enough ability to hold a tablet, notwithstanding the spaces it saves for phones, beverages, pens and business cards. There's a lot of USB ports to charge numerous gadgets, and many trucks can be fitted with standard power fittings to run devices from the front. The driver and traveler both get an arrangement of controls that are rearranged and scaled to work while wearing work gloves. The infotainment capacities have immediate, hard-catch access to most key elements, while things like multi-form seats are controlled by a layer inside the interface (now called Sync 3). 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

In the back, there's three decisions of bed lengths: 5-foot-6, 6-foot-6, and 8-foot beds. The beds can be updated with cunning and helpful components, for example, in-bed stacking inclines, a BoxLink framework that fits spikes and sections to the bed so it can be isolated and load can be clasped down, LED bed lights, and a deployable bed stop. 

The F-150 is generally calm inside, in spite of the fact that we've seen some jabber originating from vacillating entryway skins. We don't have any involvement in base XL models without acoustic glass or calmed insides, yet we'll report back once we do. In turbocharged models, Ford pipes in commotion wiping out waves and counterfeit motor clamors, with restricted impact in the 2.7-liter variation.

Portage's F-150 has the elements—and the official information—to make it the most secure pick in the class. 

A year ago, the IIHS thoroughly appraised full-measure trucks, a first for the office. 

The Ford F-150 fared the best among its rivals, gaining top "Great" scores the distance around on the way to a Top Safety Pick grant from the organization. Combined with five-star general scores from government analyzers, the F-150 is a moderately safe pick—in spite of the fact that we'd like to see some of its propelled wellbeing highlights on more humbly evaluated trucks, under $40,000. 

The Ford F-150 games the standard airbags and strength control frameworks, which are supplemented by things like a moment push inflatable safety belt, extra braking help by means of bend control, versatile journey, blind side screens, and dynamic path control. 

A portion of the best augmentations are less costly however. A locking back end and tonneau cover protect the bed, and an accessible around-view camera framework makes moving the truck around tight city spaces simpler. 

The Ford F-150 needs propelled security components, for example, forward impact cautioning with programmed crisis braking to knock its IIHS rating up to a Top Safety Pick+ status, yet a five-star general rating by the feds—incorporating five stars in front and side crash insurance—keeps the F-150 at the highest point of its aggressive portion. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

From grave to magnificence, the Ford F-150 considers every contingency—and whatever is left of the field—in accessible arrangements. 

School level material science is less intricate than a Ford F-150 request sheet, so here's the shorthand: work truck, play truck, or muscle truck. 

The Greek word "bunch" doesn't cover the general number mixes, yet the English proportionate isn't reasonable for the supper table in blended organization, so we'll come it down to the sauce: there are four motors, seven trims, three bed lengths, three body styles, and two drivetrain choices. 

Base trucks aren't what we'd call rich, yet great customization alternatives, incredible discretionary hardware, and Ford's accessible trailer help choices are this current truck's "executioner application." It gains a 8 out of 10 on our components scale. (Perused more about how we rate autos.) 

The XL and XLT models are the most reasonable, and work-arranged trucks for Ford. It's accessible in each bed setup (5-foot-6, 6-foot-6, and 8-foot) and each taxicab arrangement (two-entryway Regular, broadened SuperCab, and four-entryway SuperCrew) with each motor (V-6, V-8, and two varieties of a turbo V-6). 

All F-150s have a standard programmed transmission and back wheel drive and the XL accompanies 17-inch tires, manual windows, an AM/FM stereo, a vinyl floor, manual locks, ventilating, raise flip-up seats on four-entryway models, and a tilt/extending guiding wheel. It's an austere truck calculated more toward armada purchasers who organize cost of repair over solace. 

Well known gear for XL models incorporate power windows and locks, journey control, and a trailer hitch for Class IV towing. 

The rough terrain arranged FX4, which was a standalone trim in the past model, is currently a bundle accessible on each adaptation. It can be added to four-wheel-drive models, enhancing trail ability with an electronic locking back pivot, slip plates and go dirt road romping tuned stuns. 

XLT models include base solaces including power windows and locks, CD player, fabric front seats, and chrome guards. A well known STX appearance bundle is accessible on XLT trims and higher that includes outside chrome accents and 18-inch wheels. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

Various buyer centered alternatives are accessible around XLT models including blind side screens, drop-in bedliners, a Pro Trailer Backup Assist choice that makes it less demanding to reinforcement into a tight garage or vessel dispatch with a trailer, LED headlamps, broadened go fuel tank, control flexible pedals and front seats, greater wheels, route, rearview camera, satellite radio, you get the photo. 

The XLT models are best considered as a clear canvas for retail purchasers searching for a work truck that can be stopped in their carport as well. 

Over the XLT, the 2017 Ford F-150 turns out to be all the more a luxuriously prepared toy than a workhorse. 

Tether models confine the arrangements to V-8 and turbo V-6 motors, SuperCab and SuperCrew taxicabs—V-6 and Regular taxis aren't accessible here. They additionally include keyless start, a rearview camera, a 8.0-inch data screen as standard. 

Lasso level alternatives incorporate blind side screens; raise stopping sensors; second-push warmed seats; a power tilt/extending wheel; HD radio with Sony sound; LED side-reflect spotlights; two-tone paint; versatile voyage control; and stopping help. 

The King Ranch is all the more sumptuously prepared and themed like a nation western melody with seat themed cowhide shrouds, two-tone paint, warmed front and back seats, multi-shape control flexible front seats, chrome outside accents, and differentiation complement sewing inside. Lord Ranch models are accessible with a V-8 or the more strong, 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6. 

What's more, in case you're willing to include alternatives—which is likely the King Ranch, in case you're thinking about it in any case—paint and trim decisions; encompass cameras and path keeping help; control running sheets; blind side screens; rear end step; a bed extender; box avoids; versatile voyage; stop help; a moonroof; 20-inch wheels; and a maximum trailer-tow bundle. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

The Platinum isn't the highest point of the line any longer—yet it's positively near it. It gets standard LED headlights, blind side screens, control running sheets, remote begin and back end discharge, 20-inch wheels, encompassing lighting, inflatable back safety belts, multi-shape warmed and cooled front seats, wood trim, route, and wood trim. 

Constrained is ruler of the mountain for the F-150 again this year, and is trimmed like an extravagance truck, as opposed to a work hauler. A double board moonroof, around-view camera, 22-inch wheels, LED headlights and taillights, exceptional grille, versatile journey control, and 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 motor are all standard. 

Most importantly, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor makes its arrival this year with a powerful form of the turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 and 10-speed programmed. It highlights six drive modes, including Baja for tearing up sand rises, and unique bumpy tires for going dirt road romping. The Raptor isn't such a large amount of a truck as it is a forsake sports auto; a muscle auto with an open bed. 

Valuing hasn't yet been declared for the F-150, however it's exceedingly likely that even unassuming, work-like trucks will approach $50,000 after every one of the alternatives are included. For example, a F-150 XLT with the 2.7-liter turbo V-6 we've driven wore a sticker price of more than $49,000, an observer to the real value keep running up in full-estimate trucks over the previous decade. 

Passage's Sync 3 and its 8.0-inch touchscreen is accessible in many models—as an overhaul in XLT models and standard in King Ranch or higher.

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia Review

You'll effectively discover a pickup that addresses your issues in the differing 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor lineup. The F-150 gloats high tow and payload appraisals and a portion of the best mileage in the light-obligation fragment. The rough terrain prepared Raptor is back, as well, and prepared to overwhelm any territory you put before it. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

The most recent era F-150 offers all the execution you require alongside a refined present day touch. It has a few elements, for example, the Pro Trailer Backup Assist framework, which permits you to control the bearing of your trailer with a straightforward dashboard mounted handle. There's additionally the F-150's amazingly snappy Sync 3 infotainment framework, a calm lodge, and all the accessible extravagance comforts you could request. Aluminum body boards and an aluminum bed (instead of customary steel) make the 2017 F-150 the lightest truck in its class, as well. Assembled it all and you have one of our most loved trucks out and about. 

  • Stunningly high tow and payload appraisals 
  • Loads of accessible solace, comfort and security tech 
  • Wide number of accessible motors 
  • Raptor adaptation is extraordinary rough terrain 

  • Aluminum body boards can be more costly to repair than steel 
  • Ride is to some degree solid when the bed is vacant 
  • We thought that it was hard to coordinate the 2.7-liter motor's EPA evaluations 

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia gets a few noteworthy redesigns. Portage has upgraded the discretionary turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 motor and matched it with another 10-speed transmission. The new motor and transmission convey better efficiency while pressing more drive and torque than some time recently. The rough terrain arranged Raptor show additionally gives back this year with a high-yield variant of the 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 motor. There's likewise another STX Appearance bundle that adds extra elements to the XL. 

A few motors are accessible for the F-150, yet one is a champion. The recently updated 3.5-liter V6 and its going with 10-speed programmed are a to a great degree engaging combo, and we'd experience serious difficulties an alternate motor from the F-150 lineup. The Lariat offers a decent harmony amongst extravagance and regular pickup ease of use, so we'd run with that one. It's very little more than the XLT furnished with the 302A bundle, with which it shares the greater part of its components. What's more, since we're social animals here at Edmunds, we'd give our companions breathing room that exclusive the enormous SuperCrew manages. 
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There's a profound inventory of elements, choices, bundles, motors and bed arrangements for the 2017 Ford F-150, and we'll help you deal with them all. The F-150 is accessible in six essential trim levels: base XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited. There's likewise a superior rough terrain Raptor variation that exists outside the standard lineup. The XL with the 101A bundle makes for a better than average work truck, yet you ought to move up to at any rate the XLT with the 301A bundle for a traveler neighborly pickup. The Lariat is the passage to the extravagance truck you've been putting something aside for. 


The 2017 Ford F-150's admired 5.0-liter V8 isn't as fast as the 3.5-liter EcoBoost, however it's still got enough push to bolster an alluring tow rating. The fundamental integrity of the skeleton and driving knowledge remains the same regardless of which motor you purchase. 


There's a ton to like about the F-150 Lariat. The front and back seats both give suitable support and throughout the day comfort, and the lodge environment is peaceful and quiet. The FX4 rough terrain bundle stiffens the ride to some degree, however never to offensive levels ? what's more, it's an alternative. 


The F-150 elements a lot of stay indicates in the bed secure payload, and inside capacity is liberal. The middle armrest container is emphatically colossal, just like the entryway pockets, and there are shrewd spots to hold your own things. 


The Sync 3 infotainment framework that goes ahead midtier or more F-150 models rushes to react to client information sources and simple to utilize. Cell phone well disposed luxuries, for example, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are likewise on tap to shaft famous applications onto the touchscreen. 

To take in more about the Ford F-150 of this era, read our redesigns from an entire year of living with a 2015 Ford F-150. We cover everything from seat solace to genuine efficiency. If it's not too much trouble take note of that the 2017 Ford F-150 contrasts from our long haul F-150 in that the prevalent Sync 3 infotainment framework supplanted our model?s MyFord Touch framework in 2016. It's a similar era, however, so the greater part of our perceptions still apply.

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The Ford versus Chevy wars are warming up, and sitting unequivocally at the fight's middle is the 2017 Ford F-150 pickup. With its class-elite aluminum body and turbocharged EcoBoost motors, the F-150 has propelled full-measure pickup configuration well past what its rivals are doing. To counter those advances, Chevy has taken an immediate shot at the F-150's aluminum bed, asserting it's more effortlessly inclined to harm than the Silverado's steel bed. Portage counters this is not the situation, particularly when the truck is furnished with a bedliner. Despite the fact that Ford still can't coordinate the diesel motor alternatives on the Ram 1500 and Nissan Titan, the EcoBoost V6 and new 10-speed transmission convey a lot of force for towing and pulling and additionally respectable mileage. 

Portage's 2017 F-150 full-measure pickup is the lord of payload, towing and efficiency, and its turbocharged V6 motor choices are one of a kind in a field of V8-controlled adversaries. Trims run the array from a basic work truck to the extravagant King Ranch to the rough terrain prepared Raptor. 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

Portage's F-150 for 2017 is a major truck with a major sticker price. In the event that you simply require the 4-wheel drive or light pulling capacity of a pickup, a littler average size like the Chevrolet Colorado or Toyota Tacoma is an a great deal more sensible vehicle. 

Portage's 2017 F-150 full-estimate pickup gets an all the more effective 3.5-liter EcoBoost motor, another 10-speed programmed transmission and Sync Connect on XLT and higher trims. The rough terrain Raptor gets a noteworthy redesign, offered for the current year with the aluminum body, new suspension and SuperCrew taxicab arrangement. 

Driving Impressions 

While numerous cynics questioned a little dislodging V6 would ever supplant the pulling force and life span of huge V8, Ford's 2017 F-150 pickup has demonstrated them all off-base. The F-150's lightweight aluminum body shaves almost 500 pounds off a customary steel-body truck, permitting the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 to effortlessly move even a completely stacked truck. Those expecting to tow more than 12,000 pounds, be that as it may, would be very much encouraged to climb to the bigger 3.5-liter EcoBoost motor with its class-driving 470 lb-ft of torque. Portage has worked some enchantment on the F-150's suspension, since this truck rides and handles more like an average size hybrid SUV, albeit a portion of the editors remarked on the unstable brakes. Passage's new F-150 offers a roomy, calm lodge with firm seating and all controls inside simple reach of the driver. Models like the King Ranch and Platinum feel extravagance auto rich. 

This sharp component is intended to help with trailer situation. While viewing on the rearview camera screen, the driver just needs to info left or right orders by means of a dash-mounted handle. The F-150 handles the guiding and braking, making getting a trailer into a tight spot simple as pie. 

All the more normally found on extravagance cars and SUVs, the 2017 Ford F-150 offers a 360-degree encompass camera. The framework not just shows drivers vital blind sides when stopping or towing, it can likewise give a reasonable view down low, a genuine reward while exploring impediment stuffed rough terrain trails. 


Extreme meets cutting edge in the 2017 Ford F-150, where purchasers can get cool components like a Wi-Fi hotspot, two 3-prong electrical plugs, brilliant journey control, dynamic stop help, and the capacity to have the Sync 3 infotainment framework read instant messages to you while you drive. The SuperCrew (group taxi) is amazingly open, with back seat legroom that would make some full-measure cars jealous. The F-150's floor is level, making the center back seat agreeable, while additionally permitting more space for capacity. Likewise making the taxicab agreeable are seats that have been precisely etched to lessen weakness. 


Passage's full-measure 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia has the main truck body that is made of aluminum, however that material doesn't lessen the truck's capacity or quality. With regards to the F-150's outside, the style is tough and striking, yet a lot of its appearance was propelled by capacity. The LED headlights and taillights look great, however more essential, they utilize less vitality. Driven spotlights prove to be useful in dim regions like campgrounds. There are fly out strides at the bed sides to make it less demanding to achieve freight. Indeed, even the consistent sliding back window looks great, yet is intended to diminish multifaceted nature. 

In the engine 

There are four motor decisions for the 2017 Ford F-150: one typically suctioned V6, two twin-turbo V6s and a conventional V8. Three of the four motors utilize a 6-speed programmed transmission. The enhanced 3.5-liter EcoBoost gets an all-new 10-speed programmed. The individuals who aren't keen on a turbo V6 can investigate the trusty 5.0-liter V8. Portage offers clients the alternative of 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive (2WD, 4WD). 
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Australia

3.5-liter V6
282 horsepower @ 6,250 rpm
253 lb-ft of torque @ 4,250 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 18/25 mpg (2WD), 17/23 mpg (4WD)

2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6
325 horsepower @ 5,750 rpm
375 lb-ft of torque @ 3,000 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 19/26 mpg (2WD), 18/23 mpg (4WD)

3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6
375 horsepower @ 5,000 rpm
470 lb-ft of torque @ 3,500 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 18/25 mpg (2WD), 17/23 mpg (4WD)

5.0-liter V8
385 horsepower @ 5,750 rpm
387 lb-ft of torque @ 3,850 rpm
EPA city/high fuel economy: 15/22 mpg (2WD), 15/21 mpg (4WD)

3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (Raptor)
450 horsepower @ 5,000 rpm
510 lb-ft of torque @ 3,500 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 15/18 mpg

The 2017 Ford F-150 begins at an aggressive Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) just shy of $27,600 for the consistent taxicab, 2WD XL. That full-estimate truck has a consistent length bed (6-1/2 feet) and the base 3.5-liter V6. Passage is centered around forceful estimating with the motors. For that same XL, you can move up to the magnificent 2.7-liter EcoBoost for just $795, or to the 5.0-liter V8 for $1,595. A XLT Super Crew begins around $38,000. The most costly level is the Limited, which costs nearly $65,000 when you verify the majority of the alternative boxes. The Raptor begins just once again $50,000. Similarly as with past F-150s, the 2017 truck holds solid resale values, still somewhat behind the Toyota Tundra however superior to the Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500 and Nissan Titan. On the off chance that you need to recognize what people in your general vicinity are paying for their new trucks, look at the Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price.
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